BRAINTREE (CBS) – The Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots total more than half a billion dollars, just in time for the holidays.
The Mega Millions jackpot is an estimated $305 million for Friday’s drawing, with a cash option of $181.4 million. No one was won since a $1.5 billion jackpot was hit in October.
The Powerball is up to $281 million for Saturday’s drawing. That cash option is an estimated $166.8 million. Wednesday night’s winning numbers 15-29-31-37-43 with a Powerball of 16.
Tickets for both games are $2 each.